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Pipiwai Trail

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Mile Marker 41 Hana Hwy, Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI 96713
+1 808-572-4400
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A scenic hiking and horseback riding trail that features major waterfalls, beautiful pools and an eerie bamboo forest.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bamboo forest” (560 reviews)
“great hike” (85 reviews)
“banyan tree” (50 reviews)
Mile Marker 41 Hana Hwy, Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI 96713
+1 808-572-4400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the Road to Hana just to hike this trail! It actually rained on us the entire hike but the trail is well maintained. It is up hill the entire way there but it’s not a long hike. The trail is surrounded by bamboo...More

Thank Kreilynn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must see, located past Hana it is a long drive to get there but well worth it. The hike is not easy but not too difficult either. The bamboo forest is incredible and the waterfall at the end of the trail is...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This hike is mild and most anyone could make the 4 miles round trip. You start out in the parking lot and most of the hike is on boarded path ways through the bamboo forest which is amazing and waiting for you at the end...More

Thank cmickelsen
Reviewed 6 days ago

not the easiest for non sport peapole like myself, about 3 km, a lot of stairs, upgoing trail but s worth it, bring a hat and water and confort shous take your time and you will enjiy it, the trail located at the and of...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike was very easy and well maintained. The only thing we didn't like was the closed sections of the trail, especially to the Waimoku falls.

Thank Alen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the best hikes I have ever done! It’s a nice subtle incline but most people should be able to get to the waterfall. The parks guys were upgrading some of the walkways I the bamboo forrest today, but they are all...More

Thank SuperCeej
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I really loved this trail, we found it easy to complete and really enjoyable. Great bamboo forests, banyan trees and waterfalls / rainforests along the way. Worth the effort and drive no matter where your staying on Maui - it’s really not...More

Thank DanEames
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

EXCESSIVELY TIME CONSUMING WITH TOO MANY MEDIOCRE OR BLOCKED-ACCESS SITES The PIPIWAI TRAIL was a bit underwhelming, not matching the guidebook and online hype. It is maybe not worth the time and effort for what I consider mediocre rewards. I spent over 2 hours return...More

2  Thank blackeldo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down, the bamboo forest was the star of the attraction for this trail. We came here after staying overnight in Kihei, so we arrived around 8 am. We had the bamboo forest to ourselves and it was really cool to see the colours, hear...More

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son-in-law and I decided to take this hike while the rest of our family relaxed. We both love to photograph things so we had that in common. My caution to all is to be prepared for anything on this hike. Adam is in his...More

1  Thank Jerry R
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September 4, 2017|
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Response from Kandles | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we paid a fee. You enter the national park to hike the trail, that pass also allows you to enter Haleakala for the one price. You also now have to make an appointment to see Haleakala at sunrise, something to do with... More
June 29, 2017|
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Response from Kandles | Reviewed this property |
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